McCain detainee treatment amendment [US Senate]

HR 2863 Amendment No. 1977, Relating to persons under the detention, custody and control of the United States government. Presented by Senator John McCain, September 29 2005; passed by the US Senate October 5, 2005 [prohibiting treatment of detainees not in accordance with the US Army Field Manual on Interrogation Techniques, and prohibiting any cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of persons in custody of the US government]. Read the full text of the amendment [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.

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